New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday held delegation-level talks at Hyderabad House. Also Read - First Time Since Anti-CAA Protests, PM Modi to Visit Assam Today to Celebrate Bodo Agreement
Things that were discussed during the talks include the joint economic projects in Sri Lanka, how to enhance trade and investment relations between both countries, tourism etc, PM Modi said. Also Read - ‘Mullah ki Daud Masjid Tak’: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on PM Modi Speech in Rajya Sabha
“In today’s talks we discussed the joint economic projects in Sri Lanka, and also discussed enhancing trade and investment relations. We also discussed to increase our people-to-people connectivity and encourage tourism,” news agency ANI quoted PM Modi as saying. Also Read - 'Those Who Carried Out NPR, Now Fooling People,' PM Modi Slams Opposition For Spreading 'Misinformation'
PM Modi then emphasised on how both the countries grapple with the problem of terrorism. “We will further increase our cooperation against terror,” Modi asserted.
“India and Sri Lanka are neighbours as well as close friends. We share common bonds. Terrorism is a big problem in our region, both of us have fought it befittingly. We will further increase our cooperation against terror,” Modi said.